Meet The Attorneys & Staff
Managing Attorney & Mediator
After graduating from Mount Saint Mary with her International Baccalaureate diploma, Tori earned her BS in Communication from Ball State University and her law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
She was admitted to practice Law in Arkansas in 2011 and clerked for Pulaski County Circuit Judge Timothy Fox before founding Leigh Law. [read-more]
Senior Litigation Attorney &
Attorney Ad Litem
Tara graduated from UALR in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology, and an associate’s degree in criminal justice. After graduating, she worked several years at Rivendell Behavioral Health and Pathfinder, Inc., before returning to law school.
Tara earned her JD from UALR William H. Bowen School of Law in 2006, and remained at Pathfinder for several years after being admitted to practice law. [read-more]
Danielle, originally, from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, has called Arkansas home for the past 13 years. In 2009, she graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science Education Degree in Health Sciences in and from the William H. Bowen School of Law in 2013. She was admitted to practice law in Arkansas in September 2013. [read-more]
Yiesha’s 2008 Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice from UALR and her 2012 Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Henderson State University, prepared her well for law school at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. She grew up in the Delight-Antoine-Okolona, Arkansas area. [read-more]
“Of Counsel” Attorney
Breean Walas has extensive experience as an appellate lawyer and trial attorney. She has handled appeals at both the state and federal level, ranging from general civil litigation (e.g., personal injury, divorce, paternity, etc.) to complex mass torts, products liability, and class actions. Prior to entering private practice, Breean served as a law clerk for former Associate Justice Donald L. Corbin of the Arkansas Supreme Court from 2005-2008.
Breean brings her experience in the practice of appellate law and serves as “of counsel” for the firm. [read-more]
Jean is our Real Estate Paralegal and Office Manager. She manages the office, ensuring it runs smoothly for the staff and clients.
Jean’s expertise in the real estate world, gained through her thirty plus years as a real estate broker in several states, might make Jean the most knowledgeable lady in the office about real estate issues!
A California transplant to Arkansas, Jean has one daughter and two grand-daughters that she is very close with and lives in Park Hill.
Mediation & Attorney Ad Litem Coordinator
A Native and life-time resident of Sherwood, Cindy is the backbone of our Mediation and Attorney Ad Litem Division at Leigh Law!
Cindy earned her Master’s Degree from UALR and has a strong background in teaching higher education. Cindy’s organization and dedication to helping the community resolve their problems without court intervention allows her to run a seamless Division for clients and attorneys using our mediation and ad litem services.
She is married to her high school sweet heart and has four adult children and three grandchildren. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys reading and sewing.
Intake & Billing Coordinator
With over twenty years experience in the legal field, from Social Security to Personal Injury to Domestic Relations, Jenny brings a broad knowledge of the law to Leigh Law. She worked in the Family and Probate Division but was promoted to Intake & Billing Coordinator in 2018.
Jenny conducts intake for all new clients after they hire Leigh Law and she handles billing across all divisions of the firm. The convenience of a dedicated Billing Coordinator for clients cannot be overstated! No appointments necessary; just drop by to make your payment or have account questions answered.
Jenny is a valuable team member of Leigh Law, living in the Park Hill neighborhood of North Little Rock almost within walking distance of the office!
& Client Relationship Coordinator
Shirley’s twenty years experience in property management and customer service trained her well to serve as an Administrative Assistant and Client Relationship Coordinator for Leigh Law. Her delightful personality and “get it done” attitude is the perfect face and voice for potential and returning clients alike!
One of Shirley’s main responsibilities is to contact clients to ensure satisfaction with our services and address any frustrations. She solicits feedback so we can continually improve our services. Our commitment is to customer service so surprisingly great that clients want to rate us five stars!
Shirley lives in North Little Rock and has two sons.
Lisa joined Leigh Law in 2018. She has over twenty-five years’ experience as a legal assistant/paralegal civil, probate, and domestic litigation work. Her client-focused approach to legal work and her comprehensive command of legal, office, administrative and clerical support functions in combination with a knowledge of legal documents, court filings and legal procedures makes her a perfect fit for us! She is the mother of three adult children and resides in Little Rock.
Shawna’s many years in customer service and the legal industry meld together to flawlessly fit the needs of a legal assistant in the Civil and Criminal Divisions of Leigh Law. She joined the firm in 2018 and settled in quickly, working on civil cases ranging from district court matters to federal litigation related to first amendment violations and lawsuits against debt collectors violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and other consumer protection statutes.
Shawna is a Central Arkansas native, living in North Little Rock with her teenaged son.
Julie’s nineteen years in the legal world spans experience in social security disability, bankruptcy, personal injury, domestic relations, and probate litigation work. She is also a certified Limited Practice Nurse, which serves her well when accomodating the emotional needs of our clients. Julie is critical in allowing Leigh Law to provide the highest customer service and client-focused legal services in Central Arkansas!
Julie lives in North Little Rock with her husband. She has adult children living in Little Rock.
Barbara has worked in customer service and administrative assistant work most of her career. She serves a vital support staff role for the attorneys at Leigh Law, particularly in the Estate Planning Division, as her attention to detail and organization in putting together our Life Plan binders is perfect for us and the clients we serve!
Barbara lives in Cabot with her husband and four children – two girls and two boys!
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Leigh Law, PLLC
2800 Percy Machin Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72114